Strategy and planning for social impact organizations

Lyons-Newman Consulting works with nonprofit organizations to clarify problems and explore solutions that deepen and expand their impact. As consultants with deep nonprofit board and staff leadership experience, we understand the myriad challenges that today’s nonprofits, local governments, and foundations face. Honoring the goals of each organization, we create customized and collaborative strategies to help organizations navigate transitions, form new partnerships, and deepen constituent engagement. Together, we support leaders as they develop new tools for responding to a rapidly changing environment.

Our Tools:

  • Strategic planning

  • Board development, training and systems

  • Fund development and communications strategy and planning

  • Business model development

  • Evaluation

  • Stakeholder and market research

  • Change management

  • Training and facilitation

  • Needs assessments


Your Results:

  • Clarity of mission, strategy, and direction

  • Deeper impact of your mission

  • Staff and board alignment

  • Strong and effective leadership

  • Communications that inspire action

  • Increased visibility

  • Stronger funding base

  • Organizational sustainability

  • Leveraged partnerships

  • Vision turned into reality


Contact Us: (415) 845-5259 or email